Prosecution went on 'forum shopping' in contempt bid - Shafee's lawyer

Hidir Reduan

Modified 27 May 2019, 10:53 am

The prosecution’s opting for a Kuala Lumpur High Court judge other than Mohd Nazlan Mohd Ghazali to hear its contempt application against Muhammad Shafee Abdullah amounted to “forum shopping” which is an abuse of court process, argued his lawyer.

Shafee’s counsel David Mathews informed High Court judge Mohd Firuz Jaffril, before whom the contempt matter is currently heard at, that this was because the prosecution wished to avoid having the contempt bid be heard at Nazlan’s court...

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